A 21-year-old female asked:
How diabetes mellitus considered as a risk factor of colorectal cancer ? why ?
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Endocrinology 51 years experience
Diabetes and cancer: This has come up many times but no one is sure.
It is very unlikely if you at age 21 (presume you have type 1 diabetes) would have colorectal cancer.
Does that cancer run in your family? Is that why you are concerned? If so make sure your doctor is aware of that.
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Last updated Feb 27, 2015
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